The Last Furlong

Comments on the race of life.


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Party aftermath

Mr Furlong provided a sumptuous 70th birthday party for me on Sunday. And all the Furlongs arrived to celebrate with us. Continue reading


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Crop circles 2014 – a message to the aliens

The Crop Circles in 2014 seem to be almost as disappointing  as 2013. The standard has dropped! Continue reading


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Mystical creation

Here is a fragment I wrote once when my life was a mess… Continue reading


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Spiritual Cup Cakes

Recipe for Spiritual Cup Cakes Continue reading


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Its my birthday tomorrow

Tomorrow is my birthday. I am turning 70. I am not taking it well. I do not want to be 70. Continue reading


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Good and evil, yin and yang, light and dark

There is so much hate in the world, that one would assume hate is the ruling emotion currently. Continue reading


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Humans with no names

In the current world, we are numbers – Science makes us numbers, statistics, targets. In Public Health, we are COSTS. Continue reading


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Wakefield again – MMR revived

I was always interested in the Wakefield affair. In fact, as medicine progresses¬† we find many things that ten years ago might have been thrown out ARE true. In my own life I have met parents that are adamant MMR vaccinations caused their children’s autism Continue reading


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The Furlong bees and hornets

When I was a child in Africa, I suppose about ten years old, I had a terrible experience¬† by accidentally shoving my foot into a hornets’ nest and loosening the whole swarm around my legs. Continue reading


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The rise of depression

I had an interesting discussion with the youngest Furlong daughter recently. She is pursuing her career in Mental Health Research. We talked about depression. Depression is on a huge increase amongst people. Why? Continue reading